JOHN DSOUZA

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By JOHN DSOUZA
A set of 33 ready to use worksheets with answers on parts of speech.After working with these worksheets students will be able to:Identify parts of speech used in sentences.Recall the meaning of parts of speech.Give examples for parts of speech.Label
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Grammar
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Task Cards
CCSS:
L.5.1a, L.6.4d, L.9-10.1, L.9-10.4b
$5.00
9
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By JOHN DSOUZA
A unit lesson plan with 6 sessions on teaching and learning resources of formal letter writing based on New Bloom's Taxonomy.After completing this unit students will be able to:SESSION 1 - REMEMBERING: Recognise and retrieve the key elements of a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Literacy Center Ideas, English (UK)
CCSS:
W.8.2a, W.8.2b, W.8.2c, W.8.2d, W.8.2e, W.8.2f, W.8.4, W.8.5
$3.00
13
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By JOHN DSOUZA
A package of 8 task cards on imagery types.This resource includes exercises on:Describing an image using sensesIdentifying imagery types Describing an image using sensory wordsDemonstrating imagery types knowledge in writingIdentifying imagery used
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Vocabulary
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Task Cards
CCSS:
L.6.5, L.7.5, L.7.5a, L.8.5, L.9-10.3
$2.00
5
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By JOHN DSOUZA
A lesson presentation that presents teaching and learning resources on play-script writing.After completing this lesson, the students will be able to:Understand the conventions of a play script to use them in writing.Develop dialogues for a play
Subjects:
Drama, Writing, Oral Communication
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Scripts
CCSS:
W.8.3a, W.8.3b, W.8.4
$4.00
11
Digital Download PPTX (0.90 MB)
By JOHN DSOUZA
This Bundle Includes: 1. HHH LESSON PLAN 2. HHH WORKSHEETS WITH ANSWERS 3. HHH HANDOUT 4. HHH PRESENTATION ◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈◈ Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom: ✿ Early Finishers ✿ Tutoring ✿ Sub Tubs ✿
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Lesson Plans (Bundled), English (UK)
CCSS:
L.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.4a, L.8.4b, L.8.4c, L.8.4d, L.8.6
$10.00
$7.00
8
Bundle
By JOHN DSOUZA
A unit set of worksheets and answers with 6 sessions on teaching and learning resources of adverbial phrases based on New Bloom's Taxonomy.After completing this unit students will be able to:SESSION 1: REMEMBERING - Describe the key elements of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Task Cards
CCSS:
L.7.1, L.7.1a, L.7.1c, L.9-10.1, L.9-10.1b, L.9-10.3
$3.00
5
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By JOHN DSOUZA
A unit lesson presentation with 6 sessions on teaching and learning resources of formal letter writing based on New Bloom's Taxonomy.After completing this unit students will be able to:SESSION 1 - REMEMBERING: Recognise and retrieve the key elements
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, English (UK)
CCSS:
W.8.2a, W.8.2b, W.8.2c, W.8.2d, W.8.2e, W.8.2f, W.8.4, W.8.5
$4.00
11
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By JOHN DSOUZA
A unit lesson plan with 6 sessions on teaching and learning resources of writing a biography based on New Bloom's Taxonomy.After completing this unit students will be able to:SESSION 1 - REMEMBERING: STRUCTURE & FEATURES - Identify the sentences
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Literacy Center Ideas, English (UK)
CCSS:
W.8.3, W.8.3a, W.8.3b, W.8.3c, W.8.3d, W.8.3e
$4.00
4
Digital Download DOC (2.28 MB)
By JOHN DSOUZA
A ready to use lesson plan that presents teaching and learning resources on compound-complex sentences.After completing these worksheets, the students will be able to:Recognise the difference between the sentence types.Examine the structure of a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Task Cards
CCSS:
L.6.1, L.6.1c, L.6.1e, L.6.2a, L.6.3a, L.7.1c, L.7.3a, L.8.1d
$2.00
Digital Download DOC (4.69 MB)
By JOHN DSOUZA
This resource covers the integral, surface and deep features of Homophones, Homographs, and Homonyms. It contains full-on activities and assessments to cover the skills of literacy in an easy, structured, cover-your-bases system. It includes
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, English (UK)
CCSS:
L.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.4a, L.8.4b, L.8.4c, L.8.4d, L.8.6
$3.00
6
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By JOHN DSOUZA
A resource that contains 12 worksheets with answers on homophones, homographs, and homonyms. It includes exercises on identification and usage of homophones, homographs, and homonyms. Teachers can use these to enhance the vocabulary skills of the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, English (UK)
CCSS:
L.8.2, L.8.4, L.8.4a, L.8.4b, L.8.4c, L.8.4d, L.8.6
$2.00
3
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By JOHN DSOUZA
A ready to use lesson plan that presents teaching and learning resources on article writing.After completing this lesson, the students will be able to:Recall article writing techniques.Apply authorial technique to write articles.Analyse author's use
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Literacy Center Ideas, English (UK)
CCSS:
W.8.1, W.8.1a, W.8.1b, W.8.1c, W.8.1d, W.8.1e, W.8.4, W.8.7
$3.00
5
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By JOHN DSOUZA
A unit set of worksheets and answers with 6 sessions on teaching and learning resources of prepositional phrases based on New Bloom's Taxonomy.After completing this unit students will be able to:SESSION 1 - REMEMBERING: Describe the key elements of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Task Cards
CCSS:
L.4.1e, L.5.1a, L.7.1a, L.7.1c, L.9-10.1b, L.9-10.3
$3.00
3
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By JOHN DSOUZA
A ready to use set of 14 worksheets with answers on complex sentences.After completing these worksheets, the students will be able to:Recognise the difference between the sentence types.Examine the structure of a complex sentence.Identify complex
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Task Cards
CCSS:
L.6.1, L.6.1c, L.6.1e, L.6.2a, L.6.3a, L.7.1c, L.7.3a, L.8.1d
$2.00
1
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By JOHN DSOUZA
A package of 16 worksheets with answers on punctuation.This resource includes exercises on:Finding punctuation mistakes in given passages.Demonstrating punctuation knowledge in writing.Selecting the correct option to demonstrate the knowledge of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Task Cards
CCSS:
W.8.4, L.5.2, L.5.2a, L.5.2b, L.5.2c, L.5.2d, L.6.2, L.6.2a, L.8.2, L.8.2a, L.8.2b...
$2.00
3
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By JOHN DSOUZA
A package of 9 task cards on irony.This resource includes exercises on:Identifying what's ironic in the visualsIdentifying irony types in the textFinding examples for irony typesDemonstrating irony knowledge in writingDetermining what's ironic in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Task Cards
CCSS:
L.7.5, L.7.5a, L.9-10.3
$2.00
2
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By JOHN DSOUZA
A bundle of 4 resources on summary writing.After completing this lesson, the students will be able to:Understand the conventions of a play script to use them in writing.Develop dialogues for a play script that exposes characters and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets, Lesson Plans (Bundled)
CCSS:
W.8.3, W.8.3a, W.8.3b, W.8.4
$10.00
$7.00
3
Bundle
By JOHN DSOUZA
A compact review of diary entry organized for quick referencing. This Includes:1. Vocabulary Overview2. Diary Checklist and Word-Bank3. Sample Diary Entry4. Diary Writing Features5. Diary Writing Format6. Assessment RubricsTeachers can use these
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
W.8.3, W.8.3a, W.8.3b, W.8.3c, W.8.3d, W.8.3e, W.8.4
$1.00
4
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By JOHN DSOUZA
A compact review of skim, scan, and close read organized for quick referencing.This Includes:Vocabulary OverviewSkim, Scan, Close Read ChartReading StrategiesAssessment RubricsTeachers can use these handouts as ready reference material to remind the
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.6
$1.00
4
Digital Download DOC (0.10 MB)
By JOHN DSOUZA
A lesson plan that presents teaching and learning resources on play-script writing.After completing this lesson, the students will be able to:Understand the conventions of a play script to use them in writing.Develop dialogues for a play script that
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Scripts, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
W.8.3a, W.8.3b, W.8.4
$3.00
1
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

The Teacher-Author of this platform is an English graduate with a 1st Class degree. He has over 12 years of experience in the following subject levels: KS3 English Language Arts, English as Second Language; KS3 Mathematics. He uses his knowledge and experience to help students reach their academic potential. His tutoring experience has given him experience in working with students completing exams with various exam boards. He has learned successful techniques for helping individuals recognize the way they learn best and utilizing this approach in their personal study time. He personally enjoys making tutoring session’s fun, engaging and relevant by making links between the syllabus and current developments and applications within the topic. Additionally, he is a teacher-author at TPT, TES, EC, TNB and FB.

MY TEACHING STYLE

A creative and enthusiastic teacher/coordinator/learning coach with excellent ICT skills. Has other strings to the bow like music and talent for compering, as extracurricular activities which help in the school celebrations, and programs. In addition, adds to the pool of expertise and excellent reputation of any organization through leadership skills, innovative teaching, and infectious enthusiasm. JOHN’S store really stands out for its unique share of resources and information. In addition, teachers can use these resources to support students as they include well-formulated lesson plans, carefully designed support material, and well-planned worksheets. This platform aims at bringing "Tomorrow's lessons to today's classroom, and today's lessons to a classroom now".

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Recognized with “GEMS TEACHER AWARD” by The Westminster School, Dubai (Gems Education) being identified as an exceptional teacher for the month of February 2017 as a nominee to “MARIAMMA VARKEY AWARD” for Inspirational and Outstanding Teaching at GEMS. Awarded with the “CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION” by The Westminster School, Dubai (Gems Education) for being a part of teaching staff who were responsible for moving the school from ACCEPTABLE to GOOD during the KHDA inspection. Awarded with the “LETTER OF APPRECIATION” by The Westminster School, Dubai (Gems Education) for being the “GOOD and OUTSTANDING TEACHER” for the year 2014-2015. Awarded with “WORDS OF APPRECIATION” by the Principal, Mr. Kingston Gilbert of The Westminster School Dubai (Gems Education) for preparing a presentation on “TRADITIONAL CLASSROOM TEACHING VS 21ST CENTURY DIGITAL EDUCATION”. Awarded with “WORDS OF APPRECIATION” by the Principal, Mr. Kingston Gilbert and the Vice Principal, Ms. Vijaya Kumari of The Westminster School Dubai (Gems Education) for pursuing “COURSERA ONLINE COURSES” and securing distinction in results. Awarded with the “CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION” by The Westminster School, Dubai (Gems Education) for being nominated as “THE BEST NEW-COMER 2014”. Recognized for efficiency throughout the career by Management, Staff, Students and Parents and received many appreciation letters from the Parents.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION - MATHS/ENGLISH - Awarded in NOVEMBER 2003 by BHARATIYA SHIKSHA PARISHAD, U.P., INDIA with 69.2% BACHELOR OF THEOLOGY - Awarded in APRIL 1998 by DARSHAN INST. OF THEOLOGY, BANGALORE, INDIA with 66% - BACHELOR OF ARTS – LITERATURE, SOCIOLOGY, PHILOSOPHY - Awarded in APRIL 1993 by BANGALORE UNIVERSITY, INDIA with 54.6% BACHELOR OF PHILOSOPHY - Awarded in MARCH 1993 by KRIPALAYA, INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY and THEOLOGY, INDIA with 66%.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Active within the environment with an excellent ability to initiate and prompt interaction with partners. Punctuality and time management are hallmarks of my life. I have an extraordinary ability to persevere in a task as indicated by multiple activities. I believe in incorporating contributions of others to suggest possible solution paths by tailoring and adapting contributions to others based on interpretation of their understanding. I achieve resolution of differences by way of discussion with a view to reaching the understanding for others. Expert in evaluating own and others performance by recognizing strengths and weaknesses. I take responsibility for the progress of the group task, at the same time assume group responsibility as indicated by use of second person plural. I analyze a problem and identify the necessary sequence of sub-tasks, then set goals that recognize relationships between sub-tasks. I use joint resources to complete a task by being flexible to fit into the situation for betterment. I have enough intelligence to implement possible solutions to a problem and systematically exhaust possible solutions. I identify a need for information related to the current, alternative, and future activity. I can identify connections and patterns between and among elements of knowledge. I use understanding and strategy of cause and effect to develop a plan.

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